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Will Uganda really ban the miniskirt?

Short Skirt Shop Window

If a bill passed by the Ugandan parliament in December becomes law, women wearing miniskirts in public will face arrest – and some commentators believe this is just the start of a wholesale erosion of women's rights in the country


Aspinal Cavalry Messenger Bag

Handbags and Man Bags

My dear reader. Let us settle down after a scorching summer for a festive autumn season full of smouldering and sophisticated delights.

Banqueting Set

Collecting at Christie's

On July 4th, The Exceptional Sale auctioned off the Maharaja of Patiala’s banqueting service. This has set a world record price for an English dinner service sold at auction.

A City Girl's Wish List

Surely everyone who works in the City has a wish list. I’m not talking a bucket list like Jack Nicholson. (I’m leaving you anytime soon.) A wish list is what keeps the City types going through the early mornings and the late nights when the rest of the world is sleeping or having fun.

Matching Track Suits

How To Dress: Tracksuits

Fashion journalists, while keen to keep you bang up to date as to where Alexa Chung stands on Breton stripes and Miranda Kerr's current thinking vis‑a‑vis Aviator shades, sometimes let substantial shifts in the nitty-gritty of Clothes People Wear go entirely unreported.

Asos Floral Bomber

Can men wear florals?

From roses on rucksacks to tulips on T-shirts, floral prints are one of this season's biggest menswear trends, seen everywhere from Dries Van Noten to Topman. But will flowers really take root in men's wardrobes?